ESPNU Announces BracketBusters Schedule

Courtesy:  ESPN/ESPNU

Courtesy: ESPN/ESPNU

ESPNU has officially announced the schedule for its 11th annual Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters.  The Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters is a two day men’s NCAA basketball series that puts possible NCAA Championship hopefuls against each other.  This year’s event will take place Friday, February 22nd and Saturday, February 23rd.  It will feature thirteen televised games across the ESPN family of networks and on WatchESPN and ESPN3.  ESPN2 will air no fewer than three BracketBusters games while ESPNU and ESPN3 will air four each.  There will be two extra flex games that will air either on ESPN or ESPN2.  That final decision is expected about a week before the games.  Audiences can expect the games to feature teams from thirteen different conferences including four teams from the Missouri Valley conference, three each from the MAAC, Mid-American and Ohio Valley Conference.  The full rundown of the games is listed below.

2013 Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Schedule (All times are Eastern and subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game Network(s)
Fri, Feb 22 7 p.m. North Dakota State at Akron ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  9 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at Long Beach State ESPNU / WatchESPN
Sat, Feb 23 11 a.m. Iona at Indiana State ESPNU / WatchESPN
  1 p.m. Eastern Kentucky at Valparaiso ESPNU / WatchESPN
    Canisius at Vermont ESPN3
  2 p.m. Pacific at Western Michigan ESPN3
  3 p.m. Montana at Davidson ESPNU / WatchESPN
    Northwestern State at Niagara ESPN3
  4 p.m. Detroit at Wichita State ESPN or ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  6 p.m. No. 16 Creighton at Saint Mary’s (Calif.) ESPN or ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  8 p.m. South Dakota State at Murray State ESPN2 / WatchESPN
    Denver at Northern Iowa ESPN3
  10 p.m. Ohio at Belmont ESPN2 / WatchESPN

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